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Pulmonary hypertension question. Does it ever reverse itself?

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Dr. Cynthia Thaik
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Sometimes

Secondary pulmonary hypertension can reverse itself if the inciting cause can be fixed before the pulmonary hypertension becomes permanent.
Examples of reversal causes of pulmonary hypertension includes hypoxia (lack of oxygen) caused by asthma or obstructive lung disease, sleep apnea, or valvular diseases.

In brief: Sometimes

Secondary pulmonary hypertension can reverse itself if the inciting cause can be fixed before the pulmonary hypertension becomes permanent.
Examples of reversal causes of pulmonary hypertension includes hypoxia (lack of oxygen) caused by asthma or obstructive lung disease, sleep apnea, or valvular diseases.
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
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Dr. Liviu Klein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Not on its own

It is a very serious condition that needs specialized treatment.
Depending on the cause, if treatment is initiated early the pressures may decrease almost back to normal and symptoms improve significantly.

In brief: Not on its own

It is a very serious condition that needs specialized treatment.
Depending on the cause, if treatment is initiated early the pressures may decrease almost back to normal and symptoms improve significantly.
Dr. Liviu Klein
Dr. Liviu Klein
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